Is Red Dead Redemption 2 Getting a PlayStation 5 Version?

Published 09/20/2023, 5:05 AM EDT

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Red Dead Redemption 2 remains one of the best games ever made. Fans can vouch for the game’s authenticity and its incredible storyline. Now, fans may be in for another treat, as a leaked document suggests that the game may receive a PlayStation 5 version soon.

With the gaming community buzzing with excitement, the prospect of a next-gen Red Dead Redemption 2 has captured imaginations. Given that the game’s original release set new standards in open-world storytelling and gameplay, the idea of experiencing it with the advanced capabilities of the latest consoles is immensely appealing. However, it’s crucial to emphasize the absence of official confirmation from Rockstar Games.

Xbox leak reveals key insights about RDR2 development for the PS5

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A recently leaked Microsoft document has taken the gaming community by surprise, shedding light on Xbox‘s long-term plans until 2030. Intended for a legal battle with the FTC (Federal Trade Commission of the United States), the document surfaced without the expected censorship, offering a candid look into Xbox’s strategies and interests. Among the many revelations, one tantalizing detail has stirred excitement – the possibility of a PS5 version of Red Dead Redemption 2.

Released in 2018, Red Dead Redemption 2 remains a cherished classic. However, its appearance as a day-one offering on Xbox Game Pass in a prior-year document raises questions. The answer may lie within the same document, subtly hinting at an upcoming next-gen edition of the game, potentially accessible on both PS5 and Xbox Series X/S consoles. Notably, Rockstar Games, the game’s esteemed developer, has remained silent on the matter, leaving fans and gamers to speculate about the fate of this iconic Western adventure.

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Earlier rumors had hinted that Rockstar Games might have shifted their focus towards GTA 6, potentially delaying plans for a Red Dead Redemption 2 next-gen edition. In the meantime, fans did receive a remastered version of the original Red Dead Redemption this year, albeit without a native version for PS5 and Xbox Series X/S.

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The leaked Xbox document has offered a glimpse into the aspirations surrounding Red Dead Redemption 2. According to the document, the game’s creators pondered a potential launch for this anticipated next-gen version in the second quarter of fiscal year 2023. Nonetheless, caution is advised with the document’s details, as it contains numerous dates and forecasts that may not align perfectly with the present situation.

The document also mentions an attention-grabbing figure: Xbox’s projected monthly payment of $5 million to Rockstar Games for the privilege of making the next-gen version available on Game Pass from day one. This figure underscores the significance of a potential release and raises questions about its implications for Xbox Game Pass subscribers and the broader gaming community.

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